species: Echinaster callosus in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Echinaster callosus

©Anne Hoggett: Echinaster callosus at Lizard Island, as found during the day.

©Anne Hoggett: Underside of Echinaster callosus at Lizard Island

©Anne Hoggett: Closeup of arm base of Echinaster callosus at Lizard Island. Note green papulae.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Asteroidea
Order Spinulosida
Family Echinasteridae
Genus Echinaster
Species Echinaster callosus



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


References that assist with identification

  • Marsh, L.M. and J. Fromont (2020). Field Guide to shallow water seastars of Australia. Western Australian Museum, Perth.